Thursday, November 5, 2009

Paid Spring intern @ NYC TV station

WPIX, a New York television station and the flagship of the CW Network, seeks a paid intern for Spring 2010.

"Interns will learn and experience the operation of the assignment desk, field reporting, and pre-production," the ad states. "At the assignment desk, they will make beat calls (calls to police and other authorities to gather news). They will also interact with the Assignment Editor, as well as gather and process research materials. Interns will witness the breaking news process, assist the Assignment Editor with assigning crews and coordinate reporters and stories. Interns will have the opportunity to shadow reporters in the field, learn interview and story development processes as well as production in the field. "

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Sunday, September 6, 2009

Paid Fall internship @ NYC TV station

WPIX, a Tribune Broadcasting television station in New York City, is offering a paid Fall internship in its newsroom. The intern will even have the opportunity to produce his/her own segments.

"The internship will focus on five areas: newsgathering, news production, features production, news library management and sports -news production," the ad states. "... The interns may assist with coordinating live shots, pulling file tape and general duties of the line producer.In addition, the interns will be able to attend pitch meetings, and under the supervision of a segment producer, work on their own segments."

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Monday, August 24, 2009

Freelance writer @ NYC TV station

WPIX, a New York television station and the flagship of the CW Network, is seeking a freelance writer.

"The successful candidate must have strong writing skills, and the ability to write compelling stories," the ad states. "Other responsibilities include overseeing editing of news videotapes, and basic research for news stories. BA/BS and 2+ years broadcast writing experience required."

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Location: New York, New York

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Friday, May 15, 2009

Paid internship @ NYC TV station

WPIX, a New York television station and the flagship of the CW Network, is offering a paid newsroom internship this summer.

The internship pays a stipend and college credit may also be arranged.

"The internship will focus on three areas: newsgathering, news production and features production for the Morning Show and News at Ten broadcasts," the ad states. Applicants "must be enrolled in a parallel major in the field of Journalism, Broadcasting, Communications etc., as the internship is designed to provide hands-on experience."

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Location: New York, New York

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Sunday, February 8, 2009

Paid internship @ NYC TV station

WPIX, a New York television station and the flagship of the CW Network, is offering a paid internship this summer. The intern will rotate between various departments and even have the opportunity to produce his/her own segments.

"This internship will provide an opportunity to learn the methods and systems of the broadcast news business," the ad states. "The internship will focus on five areas: newsgathering, news production, features production, news library management and Sports – news production. In addition, this internship is designed to marry course of study to hands-on-experience. The intern will have the opportunity to shadow professionals."

Intern's duties include: participating in the production of feature segments, including the entertainment blocks, lifestyles segments, and live feature reporter segments; coordinating live shots, pulling file tape and general duties of the line producer; attending pitch meetings; and, under the supervision of a segment producer, working on their own segments.

Applicants must be currently enrolled in an accredited college or university, undergraduate or graduate program, have completed their sophomore year and in good academic standing. Arrangements may also be made to receive credit for the internship.

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New York, New York

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